Morton, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,045. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,083 (+3.6% change)
Males: 495 (47.4%), Females: 550 (52.6%)

Lewis County

Zip code: 98356

Median resident age: 42.8 years
Median household income: $31,062
Median house value: $92,300

Races in Morton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (18.5%), Irish (13.3%), English (12.2%), United States (9.0%), Norwegian (7.9%), French (3.3%).

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Morton

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morton city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

2.8% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Morton:

  • MARY BRIDGE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • PUGET SOUND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (about 37 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • TACOMA GENERAL ALLENMORE HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; TACOMA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morton:

  • GRAY AAF (about 41 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 42 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • OLYMPIA (about 52 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morton:

  • STROM FIELD (about 3 miles; MORTON, WA; Abbreviation: 39P)
  • SWANSON (about 22 miles; EATONVILLE, WA; Abbreviation: 2W3)
  • WESTERN AIRPARK (about 31 miles; YELM, WA; Abbreviation: 92W)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morton:

  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 46 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 51 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
Public primary/middle schools in Morton:

  • MORTON JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH (Students: 311; Location: 152 WESTLAKE AVE; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • MORTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 400 W MAIN AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Morton:

  • MORTON SDA SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: PO BOX 819 BEAR CANYON RD; Grades: 1 – 8)